Paris: 10 to 13 Sep 07 September 10th 2007 Stayed in Pigalle, about five minutes walk from the Moulin Rouge. Visited The Louvre, the Arc de Triumph, Notre Dame et al. Took a boat trip on the Sienne, went to several art galleries and saw many original Picassos, Rembrandts, Monets, Manets, Matisses and even some Da Vincis. Will add more to this later because I need to consult my scrapbooks! ... read more
Europe » France » Île-de-France » Paris Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more
Dr Michael de Percy is Senior Lecturer in Political Science at the University of Canberra, Academic Fellow of the Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis, a chartered member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport and a graduate of the Royal Military College, Duntroon.
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